How long does wisdom tooth removal take?

Susanne

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On average, how long does it take to extract a wisdom tooth, assuming the tooth has erupted and is pretty straightforward? Total time from the numbing shot to being done?
 
FearfulInMA

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Not a dentist, but from my experience, probably 15 minutes -- 10+ of which is waiting for the local anesthetic to work.
 
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